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Re: W3C Trust Community Group

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 23:23:49 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+WHKyPgYS2FR4J80NRf-j5MCr-6TKHOj-Q-=6MxXmAQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>, public-unctsw <public-unctsw@w3.org>, Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>, Oshani Seneviratne <oshani@csail.mit.edu>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
On 23 September 2012 21:41, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>wrote:

> Excerpts from Melvin Carvalho's message of 2012-09-23 14:31:29 +0000:
> > We currently have the following Community Group in W3C
> >
> > Uncertainty, Trust and the Semantic Web Community
> > Group<http://www.w3.org/community/unctsw/>
> >
> > However there is little activity to date and it has no chair.  So I
> suspect
> > it may be right now on the cull list.
> >
> > I see Trust as a vital ingredient for the maturing Payments Web and Read
> > Write Web.
> >
> > 'The trust engine is the most powerful sort of agent on the Semantic Web'
> > -- Tim Berners-Lee, Weaving the Web
> >
> > So the question is what shall we do with the Trust Group?
> >
> > 1. Find a chair and try and make it active?
> > 2. Fold it into another group such as payments or RWW
> > 3. Abandon it
> >
> > I really think (3) is not the way to go as it's going to be key for the
> Web
> > to have an open trust infrastructure.  I hope reasons for this should be
> > self evident but it could be a discussion point.
> >
> > BTW I've made some rough notes on a wiki page regarding some related
> work,
> > including some of Oshani's excellent papers:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/community/rww/wiki/Trust
>
> Thanks Melvin for bringing this topic :)
>
> I have contacts to people from: http://webcred.co and also asked friend
> of mine to connect me with people he knows from https://trustcloud.com
>

Nice :)


>
> I would like to invite them to collaborate on this topic, most likely also
> reaching out to people from other projects working in this field like:
> * https://connect.me
> * http://www.trustmap.org
> * more suggestions?
>

I think GPG is also a valid web of trust.  It would be good to embrace and
extend.


>
> I guess for now I can direct them to http://www.w3.org/community/unctsw/
>
> Cheers! :)
>
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